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"Director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s talent for delicate character work and rich, contemplative pacing is on full display in Broker. Every baby deserves to be loved and taken care of, but so does every adult. The film does an impressive job of articulating how these two truths are inextricably intertwined."
— Paste

Cannes Film Festival winner for Best Actor (Song Kan Ho) and the Ecumenical Jury Prize

Five years after winning the Palme d’Or for Shoplifters, Academy award-nominated filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda returns with Broker, starring Cannes Best actor winner Song Kang Ho (Parasite). The film follows two brokers who sell orphaned infants, circumventing the bureaucracy of legal adoption, to affluent couples who can’t have children of their own. After an infant’s mother surprises the duo by returning to ensure her child finds a good home, the three embark on a journey to find the right couple, building an unlikely family of their own.

Starring: Song Kang-ho, Gang Dong-won, Bae Doona, Lee Ji-eun, Lee Joo-young

Director: Hirokazu Kore-eda

Runtime: 129 minutes

Genre: BIPOC, Drama, Festival Favorite, NY Times Critics Pick

Year: 2022

Country: Korea, South

Language: In Korean with English subtitles